The Lance-Adams syndrome following cardiopulmonary resuscitation: A report of two cases

@article{Yamaoka1994TheLS,
  title={The Lance-Adams syndrome following cardiopulmonary resuscitation: A report of two cases},
  author={Hisayasu Yamaoka and Nobuoki Tomemori and Keiichi Hayama},
  journal={Journal of Anesthesia},
  year={1994},
  volume={8},
  pages={349-351}
}
It is common knowledge that coma and seizures indicate a significant poor prognosis in the patient resuscitated from cardiopulmonary arrest [1-4]. As a less common complication, myoclonic movements have also been reported following severe global ischemic insult [51. We herein report two cases of patients who were still comatose after successful cardiopulmonary resuscitation and complicated myoclonic jerks in the intensive care unit. Initially, these movements were thought to be clonic seizures… CONTINUE READING